By cameron enomoto | Staff Writer

Word on the Street: What is your go-to comfort food and why?

Jaxon Bates
Age: 22
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Major: Undecided

 “I think my favorite comfort food would be fried chicken. My mom used to make it a lot when I was a kid and I miss this diner back home that had the best wings ever.”

 

Ainsley Woodrum
Age: 19
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Major: Biology

 “That’s a hard one, but I would say mochi. I haven’t stopped eating it since I moved here.”

 

Kalilinoe Pou
Age: 21
Hometown: Makiki, Hawaiʻi
Major: Computer Science

 “Whenever I feel sad I always eat powdered donuts. I’d say it’s because of how it kind of melts in your mouth, but you can’t go wrong with those.”

 

Jana Dalati 
Age: 20
Hometown: Tripoli, Lebanon
Major: Biology

 “Probably ice cream since sweet things make me feel better.”

 

Mimi Jiang
Age: 19
Hometown: Nuʻuanu, Hawaiʻi
Major: International Relations

 “I think my go-to will always be spam musubis. I used to travel a lot and I missed being home so I would always try to find a musubi place where I visited.”